10 Lines on Food Waste

Food waste refers to the food which was thrown away, since it was not needed because when you take extra food in your bowl or plate without knowing your capacity to eat, then wastage of food happens. Wastage of food can occur at any stage whether in production, processing or packaging, as it has to go to the market for sale and consumption, which is known as food supply chain.

This food waste may be accidental i.e. unknowingly or sometimes intentional but both ways it leads to scarcity of food to other people. The problem of food waste can arise at any stage of food supply chain consisting harvesting, storage, packing, transportation, situation of market i.e. infrastructure. This is not a problem of a single country but this is a problem which is worldwide and still increasing.

Ten Lines on Food Waste in English

We are giving 10 lines, 5 lines, 20 lines, few lines and sentences on food waste in English for Class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 so that you can understand what actually it means. You can also use it in your essay and paragraph in your exams and competitions especially on the occasion on “World Food Day” on 16th October.

10 Lines on Food Waste

1) When the remaining food which is not eaten and is thrown away is called food waste, it is a worldwide problem.

2) According to FAO (Food and Agricultural Organisation), one-third or 1.3 billion tonnes of food which was produced for human consumption is wasted annually.

3) The initial stage of food production happens in preliminary stage i.e. during agriculture, due to storms, rainfall etc, from factors that influence the growth of crops.

4) When the food is stored, then wastage also occurs due to pests and other microorganisms.

5) When food is kept in storage, due to bad temperature and weather conditions, nutritional value of food gets wasted.

6) In market, most quantities of food are thrown away when they exceed their expiry date or best before date.

7) Now it’s the consumer who waste their food in huge quantities due to lack of self-knowledge regarding intake of food.

8) The global value of the wastage of food accounts to one trillion dollars and its weight is up to 1.3 billion tonnes.

9) Cutting global food waste by just a quarter will save enough food for everyone on planet.

10) In developed countries, more than half of all the food waste starts from their home.